Mama Hills Help:Soulpancake (OWN)| Feb 2013
When Mama Hill first opened her doors to children after school, she couldn’t have
known that her program would grow into a much-loved community anchor.
Thriving in Watts, Calif. is a coin flip. Exactly half—49.7%—of the families on the block
live below the poverty line. At the local public school, David Starr Jordan High, barely
half of the students graduate, and those who do are tempted to run fast—literally, in the
case of its most famous alumni, Florence Griffith-Joyner. Five years after Griffith-Joyner